River is very close to being champion and this Thursday, against Racing, the Monumental promises to be totally filled. This Wednesday long lines were registered in the surroundings of the stadium to obtain the new cards and thus be able to enter.
The subcommittee of the fan of River is organizing special celebrations from the start of the game with red and white balloons and plastic straps that will go down from the headlands to the lower areas, heralding the impending championship.
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Last week the club members sold out the places that were put up for sale for the members of the River Community and for the associates who during the pandemic kept up with the quota.
In addition, the 45 thousand subscribers to “Tu Lugar en el Monumental” also reserved their places, so a frame of more than 70 thousand fans is expected on the day of the return of the capacity to 100 percent after an abnormality coming from March 2020.
River, to a point of shouting champion
River will face Racing with the possibility of being champion only with a draw, since its only escort, Talleres, lost by 5 to 2 with Gimnasia in La Plata, and therefore the people will palpitate from the first local coronation of the Gallardo era later from a streak of 15 undefeated dates.
After being eliminated with Atlético Mineiro for the Libertadores quarters, Gallardo’s team added 12 wins and three draws with an 86 percent effectiveness and a sequence of 32 goals and just seven against.
After this game against the Academy, they will subtract three more dates for River: in Rosario Central next Sunday, then with Defense and Justice at home and the contest will end with Atlético Tucumán as a visitor.
And in case of confirming the title, River will play a final with Colón de Santa Fe (winner of the previous League Cup), for the so-called Champions Trophy.